Ahead on the 5/17 Maddow show

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Tonight’s guests: 

  • David Axelrod, former senior adviser to President Obama, now director of the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago and msnbc senior political analyst
  • Gregory Johnsen, author of “The Last Refuge: Yemen, Al Qaeda and America’s War in Arabia” and a Near East Studies Scholar at Princeton University

And here’s executive producer Bill Wolff with a look ahead at the week’s close-out show (best viewed accompanied by the wistful strains of Arcade Fire’s Brazil):

Bill Wolff and Rachel Maddow Show Guest List

Ahead on the 5/17 Maddow show

Updated